The City of Joplin Health Department will offer an after-hours opportunity to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on Tuesday, April 6. Health Department staff will offer 150 first dose Moderna vaccines from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm to those adults eligible according to Missouri’s COVID-19 Vaccination Plan. These appointments will be at the Joplin Health Department, 321 East 4th Street. ALL individuals MUST have an appointment to receive a vaccine.
This clinic is open to individuals 18 years and older who are in the Phase 1 category and the newly opened Phase 2 category. Phase 2 includes adults who are in the following sectors:
- Chemical Sector
- Commercial Facilities Sector
- Critical Manufacturing Sector
- Defense Industrial Base Sector
- Financial Services Sector
- Food & Agriculture Sector 2
- Higher Education
- Disproportionately Affected
All Missourian adults become eligible on April 9. For details of the Priority Phases, visit the State’s website at https://covidvaccine.mo.gov/priority/.
To schedule an appointment for this indoor vaccine clinic, go to the scheduling tool found on the City’s website at joplinmo.org/coronavirus. Once an individual schedules an appointment, they will receive a confirmation email with more details about their appointment. For those without computer access, please call 417-623-4973.
This walk-up indoor vaccination clinic will be held at the Joplin Health Department, 321 East 4th Street. “This clinic will be a good vaccine opportunity to those who are in this newly opened Phase 2 category,” said Ryan Talken, Director of the Joplin Health Department.
Lynn Onstot, Public Information Officer
City of Joplin
417.624.0820, ext. 204